Lambda Solutions will be attending the ATD 2015 International Conference & Exposition in Orlando this year. Lambda looks forward to networking with industry peers, engaging and discussing with keynote speakers, and building relationships with training partners. Fellow attendees will include Apple, Amazon, Coca-Cola, Facebook, Yahoo!, and HBO.
First, what is the difference between learning management and talent management?
A common misconception is that talent management and learning management are synonymous, or interchangeable, but this is not the case. Talent management has to do with human resources and employees - attracting them, teaching and developing them, and keeping them inspired and engaged. Learning management has more to do with developing and designing strategies in learning. The goal of each of these is the same - that is increasing productive outcomes and achieving business objectives. The difference though, is in the approach.
We are pleased to announce the launch of Lambda Analytika to the market.
Lambda Analytika is a robust reporting and analytics solution for open source learning management systems. With over 600 deployments under our belt, customer feedback made it clear that reporting and access to data was a major gap with the current native reporting functionality and plug-ins available in Moodle and Totara.
The UN recently reported that the number of people who own mobile phones outnumber the people who have access to flush toilets. We are highly dependent on our mobile devices - we rely on them to do everything, from communicate, browse the internet, play games, take pictures, etc. Mobile learning, then, has been a long time coming. We will use the example of Moodle, a learning management system (LMS) that fully supports mobile learning.
Topics: mobile learning
Current education reform debate in the US centers around the dilemma that high-quality teachers are in high-demand, yet the larger system in place to recruit and retain such teachers is ineffective. While the United States reports an aggregate teacher surplus, further analysis of these numbers indicate that there has been persistent teacher shortages for the past 40 years. Such shortages are indicative by geography, grade level and subject matter which is further multiplied when you factor in the falling quality of the average teacher.
Topics: online learning
Last week we provided the the first five out of ten global human capital trends, as reported by Deloitte University Press. Deloitte's report is research based on interviews and surveys involving over 3,300 businesses and HR leaders from over 100 countries, asking HR leaders to determine the talent challenges their organizations face, and to assess their preparedness to meet these challenges. Each of these trends correlate with capability gaps - specific ones that would benefit from prioritization. This year, “softer” areas such as culture and engagement are becoming more prevalent priorities, involving revamping entire strategy to adhere to new needs. Here is part 2, of the top 10 global human capital trends for 2015.
Topics: human capital
Deloitte University Press has released their Guide to Global Human Capital Trends for 2015. This is research based on interviews and surveys involving over 3,300 businesses and HR leaders from over 100 countries, asking HR leaders to determine the talent challenges their organizations face, and to assess their preparedness to meet these challenges. Each of these trends correlate with capability gaps - specific ones that would benefit from prioritization. This year, “softer” areas such as culture and engagement are becoming more prevalent priorities, involving revamping entire strategy to adhere to new needs. Here is part 1 of 2, of the top 10 global human capital trends for 2015.
Healthcare professionals work in high-pressure and high-stress environments, where they must be prepared on a daily basis for any and every situation, life-threatening or otherwise. So isn’t it safe to say that it benefits everyone when these professionals have the most effective systems for training, and education? Clinicians’ knowledge has to be up-to-date, and it needs to be delivered efficiently. The teaching, the practice, and the enforcement of this knowledge and information is an integral part of the healthcare system, and the inclusion of these components is why it works as well as it does. Let’s go over which aspects of blended learning can benefit the way clinical training is delivered in healthcare.
Topics: healthcare eLearning
The learning management system (LMS) market is growing fast and it doesn’t look like its about to slow down anytime soon. According to Forbes the LMS market was well over $2.5 billion and will grow to $8 billion by 2018 with North America leading the market share. Rapid growth in the LMS market can be explained by many factors but two key points that stand out are as follows:
A common misconception about Moodle is that it is only used by the education sector for the purpose of providing online learning. This is simply not the case given Moodle’s diverse functionalities and it’s proven utility in almost every industry. Moodle is used by organizations in a variety of fields, including but not limited to healthcare, government, enterprise and non-profit, in countless different ways. In our eBook, Corporate eLearning: Six Strategies for Leveraging Moodle, we discuss six of the most common ways Moodle is used to reach business objectives by organizations of all shapes and sizes. Here are the different areas in business that Moodle can assist you with: